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Published Every Friday. BOLIVAR. TENNESSEE THE SONG OF THE SURFEITED. O, Rive Trxo a cave or a bolo in the ground. Or a rooet oa a tree like tbe primitive man; Somehow I'm abased and lean not abound In thla fol-de-rol bouso of the style of Queen Anne; Queen Anne as I trace her all over the nation I foel my gorge rising, I cry, "the deuce take her" I'm terribly tired of house decoration. And I long for a home that is plain as a Quaker! I'm yearninu for ceilings that ornaments lack. For walls without fresco, or dado, or frieze. For tables not littered with smart bric-a-brae. For mantels a good deal less cacer to please; For rooms and for halls where there's not such ex a clutter, (I'm knocking down something whenever I'm turning.) In fine, for a shelter less utterly utter, i From the depths of a surfeited heart I am yearning! Lea pomp would I see where I'm bidden to dino. Would have fewer courses to drink and to eat. If the feasting were not so exquisitely fine I could easily feci that the Ufa's more than meat; As 'tis. Heaven help us, we mis'rable sinners. And pardon suon thoughtless Rsthctic bo having So complex, so grand, so momentous our dinners Not ihe soul but the stomach seems really worth saving I I'm weary of dwellings that strive to surpass. Of boudoirs ecstatic In white and In gold. Of logs on the hearth burning nothing but gas. Of furniture ugly, but awfully old. In the past not the house but the mortal that builded Most worthy of honor was commonly reckoned. Hut now in an age that Is known as the gilded The house has the honor, the builder is i second! A Queen truly good may be sure that she'll gain Only treatment chivalric from worshiping man. But my feelings I can not, I shall not, restrain. My temper grows hot as I ponder on Anne Queen Anne, us I trace her all over the nation 1 feel my gorge rising, I cry, "the deuce take tier." O, Tin terribly tired of house decoration And I long for a home that is plain as a Quaker. Ktchard Scudder, in N. Y. Tribune. LEA'S INHERITANCE. Impetuous Actions Are Often Fol lowed By Remorse. "Welcomes homo, my dear! And I hopo you will be happy." A gray, elderly man uttered the words, as ho lifted a slender, dark girl from a carriage- the Ilex ford coupe which had stopped below the Rexford terrace. The girl ran swiftly up the stono steps, and her companion fol lowed. "Undo Ambrose," she said, "why do you have thoso dark yews against tho windows? I would cut them down." "Why?" Because they darken the rooms, find 1 like the bunshino." "I had never thought of it, but it ehall be done. I,ea" Lea passed into the open entranco of the Rexford mansion, looking about her. She recognized her (surround ings but dimly. She had not seen them since she was a child of twelve. She had been at school for livo years. "Did my grandfather live in those, dark rooms, full of black mahoirany and books? I should have thought ho would have died." she said. Her undo looked at her for a mo ment in silence. "Your grandfather lived to a good age. Lea. lie was seventy-five." The girl, who had placed her hat and scarf on a chair, was examining1 the candelabra on tho mantel. "How old and quaint! Py the way. Uncle Ambrose, did I tell you how fond Harold is of antiquities?" "Do you mean Mr. Feldon, Lea?" "Yes." "Why do you call him Harold?" "Why?" repeated the girl. "Well, because I am engaged to him." She spoke with a low, musical laugh, and looked with open, smiling fearless ness into her companion's face, lie looked startled and then grave. "Lea, you are but seventeen years old," ho said, gently. "Seventeen yes," sho answered, carelessly, bending' to examine a dark old picture setup on the floor. "Harold is very fond of queer old things that have a history." Ambrose Rexford was silont, but re garded the girl earnestly. And that look of scrutiny, deep and mute, was often upon his face during the next month. That he admired his niece there could be no doubt; her dark imperious beauty challenged admiration. That she soon filled him with regret wa quite as certain. "Lea," he said one day, when she handed him her purse to replenish, as was often her custom, "I am sorry to limit yon, but I am myself limited. I bad no idea you were such a spend thrift," he added, smiling. I only want my own money some of it." she answered, with a faint look of surprise. "That which papa left me, you know, I ncie Amoroso. 1 am bovine some lovely things for the rooms to brighten them up. They need it." A dull rod covered the elderly man's cheek. He laid the glittering little purse down, well tilled once more, in (silence, and turned away. And Lea drove to town in tho plain but handsome Rexford carriage, and purchased a marblo Clyte. a pair of Venetian glasses, and n evres vase nn.l h'so the most suoerb ruses she could find to overrun the latter. "Aren't they beautiful? Don't you r.dmiro them. Uncle Ambrose? See these glasses scintillate! I love beauti ful thing.-! And the Clyte is just what that shelf needed. I am going to have things as pleasant as I can for Harold. Ho ia coming to-morrow." And when all is done your Harold vrill be taking you away to adorn an other house with your vases and roses." Not while lie is poor. He is quite poor, vou know artists generally are. I am afraid." said Lea. assisting a heavy bud to hold itshead up. "There my monev. of course; but ho will not touch it. Oh. but we are young, a.ul don't think of marry in- yet. la mo and fort u no will como by the, lime we are ready." A h&lf-sad, half-tender 6mile passed crer Mr. Rexford's face. "Mr. Feldon is a promising artist," was all he said. And when Harold Feldon came to the old mansion he was very kind to him. The younjr man was already wedded to his work and the girl was half jealous that he never forgot it. Ho sketched and copied local colors in all their walks and so enjoyed himself that his enthusiasm communicated itself to her. He admired the fields and fells about, and tho old mansion, too, and made himself a favorite with Mr. Rex ford by his unworldly wisdom and sim ple sincerity. The young man was quick to feel the other's kindness. "I like your uncle so much. Lea!'' "Uncle Ambrose is well enough, but," eaid the girl, discontentedly but so close in money matters! lie never spends any money. Now, I think money was made to be used, and I spend all I can get. It frets me yes it does to have him frown and hesi tate every time I want a little. What is a hundred dollars when one is among the stores?" The young man did not reply. He had seen tho time ho had been in agony for less than half that sum. "I thought, when I left school, I should have a purse of my own, but Uncle Ambrose doles it out to me so that I never have enough!" said the girl, impatiently. "lour father left you and all ho had in his guardianship?" "Yes. Fapa was like me. Ho liked every thing beautiful and gay. Fer hnps he was a little extravagant in money matters. I have that impres sion. But ho sent me to the best school in the country, and never stinted himself in any thing. Poor papa! ho died abroad. I did not see him after I was fourteen. Uncle Am brose wanted me to come and spend my vacations with him, but I had so many friends among the girls I al ways went homo with some of them. Oh, I think this is a dull old place." "It id a very fine place and a good home for you. Lea, And your uncle is as good as any father could be. Try and appreciate it, and be content, Lea." "Oh, I am not unhappy, now that you are here!" Rut when Harold had gone the girl had a new whim to have a spacious flower garden mado where was a sunny lawn. "You object to my buying so many green-houso flowers, Undo Ambrose. Let Martin lay out beds and I will have flowers of my own." "It would t:ikc a landscape gardener gardener to make such a garden as you describe. Lea- Martin could not do it. and it would also bo very ex pensive." "You care so much for money. Un do Ambrose. What is it good for if not to use? I do not want you to use your money use mine! My father left mo somo did ho not? And the honsc is as much mine as yours." Undo Ambrose spoke very gently, though he was pale. "Tho house will be all yours somo day. Lea." "Then lot have a little comfort of it. I do not care for the library and tho relics and the coat-of-arms of the Rex fords as you do. Let mo have flowers and sunshine and a gay time. That is what I want." "Innocent tastes enough surely, my child." But Uncle Ambrose spoke sadly. He had grown old nnd weak in a few days. Even Lea had noticed that. "I do not mean to bo exacting nnd troublesome. Uncle Ambrose," she said, penitently, as she met his grave blue eyes. "But I am young, and I want to enjoy my life." "Yes, my dear." Then ho spoke more resolutely: I can not provide the garden for you. Lea, nor the new saddle horso you spoke of yesterday. By and by I will try and explain why; but I am ill now and it is a dillicult task to make you understand this matter. It will cost me a great deal of pain to talk about it, For the present be content with my denial, and try bo content with the blessings you have." He rose slowly and walked away, leaving the girl flushed and rebellious "Nor the horse, either," she mur mured. "That is too much. I will not bear it--to be denied every thing that other girls have! I can not invite the girls here not now, he says! I can not ride; I can not have so much as a nosegay. I hate such parsimony and dull living! It is intolerable; it eats into mo! I will not bear it! I will run away! I will go to Canada and spend a month with the Mc Arthurs. Uncle Ambrose will be shut up all day with his lawyers, as he was yesterday. He will not miss me until I write and tell him that I have found au opportunity of enjoying myself. Ho will not grudge mo that if it costs him nothing." The girl was undisciplined, unwise, headstrong; but if she had dreamed of what was in her uncle's heart she would have begged his pardon with tea rs. He was harassed by his late mis fortunes. He was ill. He felt old and weak. And when Lea had been gone three days, und Harold Feldon, not knowing of her absence, came un expectedly, he welcomed the strong, alert, sweet-tempe ?d young man with almost childish delight. Stay with me. Will you not bo contented for awhile?" he said. "Of course you will miss Lea. She went away so unex peetedly only told my housekeeper, Mrs. CotTes, that she was going to the McArthurs at Montreal. She is very independent. Lea is. More so than I wish; but she is very beauti ful and charming. I do not wonder that she charms a young fellow like you so fond of beauty. She has a wonderful face, and is very like her falliLi', my brother Raleigh." His knowledge of Lea and what he gathered pressed the truth home to llaro'd's mind. Without knowing it. Lea was ungrateful, se'tish. invonstd crut. Sho believed herself wrunaxl, and had gone away leaving her unci 111 and troubled on her account. II blamed her. Yet he loved her, and waited anxiously for a response to his letter, which he mailed" to Montreal immediately. Martin came into the tall one day with the maiL "If you are going up to master's room would you kindly take up tha master's letters, sir?" he said. For Mr. Rexford was confined to his room. A chronic weakness which had troubled him for years was increasing. It struck Harold as he entered the room that the old man was very ill. "I will save him all the sorrow I can," he said, mentally, as he watched the thin hands, which trembled an they took the letters. "Nothing from Lea," said Mr. Rex ford. "I should think she would write to me." Ho soon stretched himself on the bed, and lay all day with hi3 face to the wall, without speaking. The doctor came the next day, plied his questions, and went away gravely. When he came and departed again he nodded slightly to Harold, who fol lowed him down-stairs. "lie will not be any better, and his situation is precarious. Has he set tled his affairs? You had best him and talk with him." It was a hard, unwelcome task. Harold Feldon did it tenderly, Ambrose Rexford was helped by tell But and tho strong, composed young spirit. "God bless you, my boy, and give you a friend in your last days! Is the door closed? Come and sit by me." Two days later there was a light step in the hall, the rustle of a girl's step on tho oaken stair. "Harold!" she cried, catching sight of him. "I have answered your lettei in person. Was I not good, when I was having such a lovely time? Why, what is tho matter? You are so pale, so grave! Harold, has any thing hapj pened?" "Your uncle is very ill." He was dying! He took the girl's trembling hand, smiled on her and was gone. She rushed out of the room. She was wild with uncontrollable grief. "Dead! Oh, how terrible! He was so good, and I did not know it! Ho is dead forever and will never know how sorry I am how wretched I am! Oh, I have been wicked wicked!" She continued pallid and despairing until after the funeral. She was so changed as to be hardly known. Her black dress, her ghastly face, her expression of suffering al tered her utterly from the vivid, gay creature of a few weeks previous. The will was read. She was heiress to the mansion and grounds. There was nothing more not a cent. "Nothing," sho said to Harold, rousing herself, as he explained. "1 thought " "There was hardly that, Lea. Your uncle told me that he saved it for you only at the expense of great exertion. He was not a rich man." "But my father's money?" "Ho ran through it all long before he died. The estates belonged ab solutely to your Uncle Ambrose. You had no claim here except by his kind ness. He would never have told you. He wanted you to feel free and happy under no obligation to hit. He loved you." "And I was cruel to him I was un grateful, monstrous!" interrupted the girl. She flung herself about the room like one in torment. "I wrote him such a cruel letter. I upbraided him with meanness. I said I would renfain with friends who were kinder to me than he was. Oh, I wish I had died before I wrote him that shameful letter!" cried the girl. "I am sorry you wrote that letter. Lea, but let me tell you " "I can not listen. You can not do me any good. He is dead. I wounded the kindest heart in the world, and he can never forgive mo. I wish I was dead!" "Dear Lea, you will live to be more patient and happier; and you will make me happy. Hear me! Your uncle never received that letter. I received the mail from Martin. feared for its contents, tor I recognized your chirography and the postmark, and I withdrew tho letter from the o.hers. I have not read it. Your uncle never saw it. Here it is to do as you like with." The girl cast the letter into the glowing grate, and then flung herself upon the rug in a passion of tears. By and by she crept into her lover's arms, as he sat regarding her sorrow fully. "I am so glad so grateful to you, Harold. Help me try to be a better girl-" "I will," ho said, tenderly. Satur day Night. A Novelty in Coffins. "What do you think of a rattan coflin?" said a very fashionable under taker, who prides himself on his blue blooded patrons. "I have just re ceived from an Eastern manufacturing company two rattan cof'ins which have been sent as a sample. I have not yet had any calls for them but they received the stamp of approval of several of my scientific frieads. The caskets are designed to meet the desires of persons who object to tho now-prevaiiing mode of sealing bodies in air-tight caskets. It is argued that this method, as in tho case of crema tion, is not in accordance with the de crees of the Bible and prevents the body returning to the dust whence it came. With the rattan casket change ' the action of the earth has full ewav. just the same as in the days of yore, when bodies were placed in the caves, and it is not long before all traces of the corpse and the coffin, too. havo disappeared entirely. Besides these excellent qualities the rattan casket has this advantage. It can be pro duced very cheaply, but at tho same time the rattan can be worked up ir.t beautiful designs and with rich tri;:i mings it can be mtde a receptacle worthy oi holding a millionaire corpso." Tho coffins are manufactured in Boston, where there is quite u de mand for them. HUNTING THE ARMADILLO. How tho Animal Is Betrayed In His Hiding Place by -Mosquitoes. "One of the principal recreations in Central America," said an engineer who spent a year on the Nicaragua canal survey, "is hunting the armadil lo. The armadillo can not be described better than to say it resembles a pine cone about fifteen inches long and six or seven inches through, fitted with the head and four legs of a snap ping turtle, and a tail like the horn of a short-horn bull, all covered wiiih plates of armor. The armor is all thick bone and every plate work3 on a hinge. Any animal rigged up in that way you might suppose would be an ugly customer to meet, but a turtle dove isn't any more meek and harm less than the armadillo. He burrows in the ground like the woodchucks do up here, and he can dig his way un derground when he is flying from the hunter a good deal faster than the hunter can dig after him. Covered from the end of his snout to the tip of his tail, and clear down to his toe nails, as the armadillo is, with a bone coat of mail an eighth of an inch thick, he defies all beasts of prey to make a meal of him except one. That is the native mosquitoe. A mosquitoe that can suck tho blood out of an animal inclosed in a bone case ought to bo a success, oughtn't he? These mosqui toes won't refresh themselves on amy thing else when they can get armadil lo. No hound ever trailed a fox to his den so mercilessly as a flock of mosquitoes will, follow the armadillo to his hole. In fact the hunters down there hunt the armadillo by means of the mosquitoe. It is a job to bag your armadillo even after you have a dead sure thing that he i3 in his hole. If you had to dig on an uncertainty you might throw out enough ground to fill a cellar and then find that your armadillo hadn't been in his hole from the start. But the mosquito will give you the straight tip every time. When a hunter goes out after armadillo ho arms himself with a pole ten feet long, and a pick and shovel. He never knows from outside appearances at a hole whether the armadillo is in or out, so he poke? the pole down in the hole and stirs it around. If the armadillo is at homo, out will swarm a hatful or two of no s quitoes, who were getting their din ner off the animal, and were disturbed by the pole. If the tenant ia not it home there will bo no sign of a mos quito about the place. As soon aa the hunter locates his game he finds by poking in tho hole which direction the armadillo is running his tunnel, for he begins to dig as soon as he finds he is being hunted. The bearings of the tunnel found, the hunter sinks a shaft about ten feet away from the entrance. That shaft will sometimes be ten feet deep before it strikes the armadillo's tunnel, and sometimes several deep shafts have to be sunk before the armadillo is citught up with and head ed off. A few raps on the end of the armadillo's nose will kill him. There is a big black ant there that is also a good locator of the armadillo. These ants build mounds that are frequently ten feet high and thirty feet around. It is startling as you are walking through the woods to see one of these immense mounds sink out of sight so quick that it almost makes you dizzy. That means armadillo. He lives on those ants, and he can't get at them any other way than by digging the foundation from under their houses and letting them right down to him. If the armadillo didn't eat these ants by the million." they would overrun the country and destroy all the crops, and if tho armadillo didn't let the mosquitoes eat it by the ton, the mos quito would eat up all the people. The Central American natives make a dish out of armadillo meat that they seem to enjoy hugely, but it is not a meal that any white man not a member oi the Ichthyophagus Club could well sit down and fool with." N. Y. Sua. STORY OF A TRAMP. Extracts From tlin IMary of a. rulI-IIedgPil American "omti. An interesting estimate of human nature from the tramp's point of view is revealed by various entries in the diary kept by a member of the greasy fraternity, a man finally tried arid con victed for stealing. The record of his experiences is not calculated to make one in love with a nomadic life. "On Tuesday," he writes, "I chopped wood for a woman and got ten cents for it mean old screw! Bought some break fast; no more till eight o'clock in the evening; carried a portmanteau and got a quarter; in clover that night." A little later we find a candid avowal of our friend's reason for going to church, as he generally seems to do: "I suppose I'll have to go and put in another Sunday in church for the sake of a seat and to get warm." The latter part of this interesting docu ment contains somo bitter reflections upon those who are fortunate enough not to be tramps. "I feel as if I could oite the throat," says "our now trucu lent tramp, "out of some of the fat, self-satisfied-looking brutes, as they loll in and out of church. Last Sun day, when they went sailing past me, and I tho ught of all the good things they would have to eat and drink while I was almost starving. I hated them, every one." No doubt soir.e one will say that this is a very natural and excusable feeling, and there may be persons of somewhat so cialistic tendencies who will sympa thize with the tramp, and even declare that he is justified in hating those who are well off. But the antidoto to the sympathy ia given by the diarist him self, "if I only had my life to live over again from the time father died how difisrently I would have done! Oh, for only one of my lost chances, my wasted opportunities!" Here is the key to the problem tha man's confession that he has brought his misery upon himself. We do not wish to be hard or uncharitable, but it ia only fair that the matter should also be looked at from the side of those who have not wasted their opportuni ties, and have not idled their time away. The literary quality of this di ary indicates that the man. if he had so willed, might have been something better than a tramp convicted of petty luj-eeiiy. Christian at Work. FARM AND HOUSEHOLD, To polish German silver by hand, use a mixture of one part of olive-oil, one of aqua ammonia, two of rotten stone and one of water as a thick paste. A solution of a gill of carbolic acid in a bucket of water, sprinkled over the floor and yards of pig-pens, will assist in preventing bad odors and lessen the number of flies. It is no harder to store clover hay for swine than for horses or cattle. They all eat it and thrive on it in the summer and in winter it may prove equally valuable to them. Keep the burdocks down. They delight in plenty of food, and a plant of burdock will rob the soil for yards around its base. As fast as they show their shoots above ground they should be chopped off. So far as possible nearly or quite all the cultivation in the orchard should be given before hot, dry weather sets in. If thorough work has been done in good season very little work will be needed later. If the soil is rich it is a very good plan to keep it occupied as much as possible with a growing crop. The larger the amount of feed that can be secured upon the farm tho more stock can be kept, and tho more stock, if good management is given, the more manure. Too many farmers have not farm ing on the brain, or are not interested in their business. Meet the average farmer and he will talk of every thing else but farming. This is the result of a settled conviction in his mind that there is nothing to be gained at farm ing. If he really thinks so ho had better quit farming; he will never suc ceed at it. Duchess Soup. Put a quart of milk in a saucepan to boil, with one small carrot, half a small onion, and a blade of mace; rub two tablespoon fuls of flour and one of butter together. Skim the vegetables out of the soup and add it. Stir until it thickens. Add three tablespoonfuls of grated cheese, and cook five minutes. Take from the firo and add the beaten yelks of ten eggs. Season with salt and pepper and serve. . Strawberry Froth. Cook one quart of , strawberries with one cup of water, press the juice through a fine strainer and allow it to cool. Having dissolved two ounces of gelatine in two cups of cold water put it with the berry juice into a milk boiler together. When just to tho boiling point straiu into a vessel to cool. Before the jelly stiffens add tho well-beaten whites of three eggs, and beat together till the whole is a stiff froth. N. Y. Independ ent. MOTHERS, SPEAK LOW. Do Not Teach Tour Children to ISecome Noisy Men and Women. I know some houses, well built and handsomely furnished, where it is not pleasant to bo even a visitor. Sharp, angry tones resound through them from morning till night, and the in fluence is as contagious as measles, and much more to be dreaded in a household. Tho children catch it, and it lasts for life an incurable disease. A friend has such a neighbor within hearing of her house when doors and windows are open, and even Poll Par rot has caught the tune, and delights in screaming and scolding, until she has been sent into the country to im prove her habits. Children catch cross tones quicker than parrots. Where mother sets the example you will scarcely hear a pleasant word among the children in their plays, with each other. Yet tho discipline of such a family is always weak and irregular. The children expect just so much scolding before they do any thing they arc bid, while in many a home, where the low, firm tone of the mother or a decided look of her steady eye is law, they never think of disobtv dience, either in or out of her sight. Oh, mothers, it is worth a great deal to cultivate that "excellent thing in a woman," a low, sweet voice. II you are ever so much tried by the mis chievous or willful pranks of tho lit tle ones, speak low. It will bo a great help to you to even try to be patient and cheerful, if you can not wholly succeed. Anger makes you wretched, and your children also. Impatient angry tones never did the heart good but plenty of evil. You can not have the excuse for them that they lighten your burdens; they make them only ten times heavier. For your own, a well as your children's sake, learn to speak low. They will remember that tone when your head is under the wil lows. So, too, would they remember a harsh and angry voice. Which legacy will you leave to your children? Kindergarten. Wax Made By Insects. The "insect wax" of China is an exudation from certain trees, formed in consequence of the puncture of the branches by a species of Coccus. Theso insects are white when first developed, but, when they yield their wax, are red, and attached closely to the branches of the trees. At first they are about the size of a grain of rice; but, after the wax is produced the ac cumulation is as large as a hen's egg. The insect commences to secrete the viscous substance in the spring, this taking the form of a silky down, which thickens and hardens. In August or September the balls hang like grapes, which are gathered by detaching them with the fingers; and, after being dried in the sun, they are purified and re fined. This wax is in general use in China and Japan, where large tracts of land are planted with the trees re ferred to, upon which the insects are reared. The insect is propagated by means of its eggs, which are collected in clusters in the shells of the balls. As met with in commerce the wax ia nearly pure, and melts at 190 degrees Fahr. It is sold in cakes of a circular form, and of different sizes. It dis solves easily in naphtha, and contains eighty-two per cent, of carbon, four teen per cent, of hydrogen and four of oxj'gen. It is used like bcsvax in making candles, and for other similar purposes, where its high melting tem perature is an advantage. Tho iight of these candies in of great brilliancy. Nature. Thirty years ago the Thomas Dickason, a New Bedford whaling ship, was lost in the Ochotsk Sea. Last summer the baric Cape Horn Pigeon took a whale in the same sea, and em bedded in the blubber was the iron of a harpoon, with the words "Thomas Dickason" stamped on it. It was as bright and sharp as when it was first struck into the whale, at least thirty years ago. 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Laws, Zalaba, Fla., writes: liave never used anything to equal B. B. Mrs. C. II. Gny,Ttocky Mount, N. C.writes : "Jot a day for 15 years was I free from headache. B. B. B. "entirely relieved mo. I feel like another person." James TV. Lancaster, Hawkinsville, Ga., writes : "My wife was in bad. health for eight years. Five doctors and many patent medicines had done her no good. Six. bot tles of B. B. B. cured her." Miss S. Tomlinson, Atlanta, Ga., says: "For years I suffered with rheumatism, caused by kidney trouble and indigestion, I also was feeble and nervous. B. B. B. re lieved me at -once, alt hough several other medicines had failed." Rev. J. M. Richardson, Clarkston, Ark., writes: "My wife suffered twelve years with rheumatism and female complaint. A lady member of my ehurch had been cured by B. B. B. She persuaded my wife to try it, who now says tiiero i3 nothing like B. B. B., as it quickly gave her relief." A NoKTOEns syndicate is buring up the historic lands at Appomattox," Va., where General Lee surrendered to Grant. Over 1,500 aci'C3 have already been secured. Our Girls. Kitty is witty, Nettio is pretty, iLutie is cute ami small; Irene is a queen, Annette is a pot, Nell is the belle of tho ball; Jiiauthn is wealthy. Bertha is healthy. And health is the best of all. Terfect health keep3 her rosy and ra diant, beautiful and blooming, sensible and sweet. It is secured by wholesome habits and the use of Dr. I'ieVee:s Favorite Pre scription. Bertha takes it, and sho also "takes the eake." The only guaranteed cure for those distressing ailments peculiar to women. Satisfaction or your money re turned. For Constipation or Sick Headache, use Dr. Pierce's Pellets; Purely Vegetable. Ouc a doee. A Cmsn?n leper was discovered In tho Sacramento jail recently. He had been sent there from Folsom for refusing to pay a poll tax. Sotiml .Ttmont f,r Approval. There are several cogent reasons why tho medic.il profession recommend and tbe pub lic prefer Hos tetter's Stomach. Bitters above the ordinary cathartics. It does not drench and weaken the bowels, but asi.-.t8 rattier thun forces nature to act; it is botan ic and safe; its action is never preceded by an internal earthquake like that produced by a drastic purgative. For thirty-live years past it has beeu a household remedy for liver, stomach and kiduey troubles, malaria and rheumatism. It has been found neeessarv to turn the City Hall at Waila Walla, Vv'. T., into a tem porary homo for immigrants, tho rush into the Territory is so great. Tre most potent remedies for the euro of disease have been discovered by accident. The first dose of lr. Shallenberger's Anti dote for Malaria was given, as an experi ment, to an old lady almost dying from the effects of Malaria, on whom Quinine acted as a poisou. One c$o cured her; and a sinjrle dose has cured thousands since. It is the only known Antidote for the poisou of Malaria. Sold by Druggists. Tnr. Indiana Supreme Ceurt lateiv decid ed that shaving ou Sunday in not a work of necessity. Orrgon, tlio 1'araUiso of Farmer, Mild, equableclimate, certain and abundant erops. Bestfruit, grain, grass, stock country In the world. Full information free. Address Oregon Immigration Board, Portland, Oregon Tub cultivation of pineapples is rapidly extending to Southern Florida. One grower will have 106,000 pmc3 to ship this season. Vn.i. be found an excellent remedy for sick headache. Carter's Little Liver Pills. Thousands of letters from people who have used them prove this fact. Try them. Tnp.RE is a plan on foot to erect, in New York a great mausoleum capable of holding the remains of S0.(X)0 people. Beauty marred by a bad complexion may be restored by Glenn's Sulphur Soap. Hill's liair and AVhiskcr Dye, W) cents. Ready-made underclothing can bo boueht to day for about tha price of making it twenty years ago. It is no longer necessary to take blue pills to rouse the liver to action. Carter's Little Liver Pills are much better. Don't forget this. It is announced that two prominent In surance companies lost 552u,(KKJ by the deaths from the Hood in Conemau6;h V alley. AVe recommend "Tausill's Punch" Cigar. Tne highest ambition of a Chinaman Is to have a nico coflin and a fine funeral. A Fair Trial Of Tloort's Harsnpnrilia will convince any reason able, person that it rl .es possess (treat mertleiiial merit. We do not claim that every bottle will ac complish a miracle, hut we rto know that nearly ev ery botLle. takon according to directions, does pro dueepositive benefit. Its peculiar curutlve power Is shown by many remarkable cores. " I was run down from close application to work, but was told 1 had malaria and was dosed with rjuinine. etc., which was useless. I decided to take Hood's Karsaparilla and am now feeling strong and cheerful. I feel satisfied it will henetlt any who giro it si fair trial." W. li. li LA ill All, Kl Bpnng Street, New Vork City. Hood's Sarsaparilla Sold by all drmruints. $1: six f';r5. Frepared only by C I. HOOD & CO., Lowell, Mass. tOQ Doses One Dollar Ct luny PIw'p Cnr for CVin- A A HHP Sure rur-if dir. WUw & ITuiiiuuse, Ki re ruri if riirnun foJlow- PILLS inuiazoo, Mich IRYART a STRATTOM Business College Pooh Kcepir.p, Shnrt Hand, Telegraphy, &o Write jor VaMtttyuo und full information. rl s351: r? n n n n n f n r-,.r ,;rK re -o. - - HQuELESS GniLOHEn Th American Educational Aid Association haa provided 90 children with Homes in families, oi which IIOU were placed In the yenrem1ing.iune 1st, 1SK). All chi dren received under tun care of thu Association are of special promiie in intelli gence -and health, and are in aco trom one month to twelve years, and are sent 't-c- to those recelv. ins them, on ninety itavs' trml. unless a special con tract is otherwise made. Jloraea arc wanted for children. Ca I on your pastor, or any mem herof the ),ocaI Advisory Hoard, or address, KB. v. M. V. B. VAN AUSDAI.R. General Superintendent, &1H 61th Street, KNOLtWOOD, ILLINOIS. ftf-NAUa Tills lAi :t ?rr tim. ,e .riu. ATO! fjAiPttiric MENSTRUATION OR MOMTHLV EICKNIISS - If TWIN DV1RM6 CVHGt. Of Vt GRt KT . u MV3S.r SUT f E.R1NS W U UE M 0SI J300K TO" WO M A H ' Ma-z- ERADFIELD HEGULA TDfl CO. A TLANTA Ol SOiO UfAU. BULiJlST. MTORTEM y CHI MA. ClASS & Co. MiGAirillS- r-SenA year orders for SI.VSOX FUUIT JARS. ASSORTED PACKA3ZS prIt t COTTON MIS ! th i ssr a.itei M'iii-: dest. Run at :) to &M revolutions per minute. Do not choke or tircsk the rot:, r'eederi. C'oiidensers ana complete 1'iunt of (".inning Min hin ry. ;ni repair ers, etc Kt'MPNK IIM.J.KJiCil.VS, ton feed ers and horizontal condensers, are invaluable ti bottom planters. If you are thinking ot puttinmu a Uin, write us for circular, and we will toll you alt ah ut it. l'ltAriTilX :., J.M. imitii. Prop., S to lO I'oplar Street, AWCMPillS, 'lUSH. -KAM 1U13 PAl'i;a ,rrrj tiuM jo- nu. IF YOU WAWT Architectural Iron Work, Fntrlnev Hollers, Cotton Prewci, ShnTCtne Piiileyii, Machinery KuttilMif r ropnir work, Send to CHICKASAW IRON WORKS, JOHN K. HAN UliK & CO., AXIZUi'iIlT, i EA. rMAMK TUii PAl'il.lavvr JVn4 l e:nf.i for Sa nMo Pn"rc or MV fnr n ri lint ennlsltt. In? l.'iivpc at l':k.- fWSUL l't)l.K.U4S, KZMrlUa, TKSK. T.J1S TAl-i-r.,, rj urn. Tin wnu. THE FARMERS' CIN SHARPENER. NEW WAV of SMAf?PEJS!NC Old iiSew. H i XCW 0. MVr your Kefji your AO JflL,l. Any one canuwit, One atrnt wntt"l in ramify. Commission to Rfcnt on all rnmlti hy i. or him in county. Only niahin inilnrsrd by trio iih'ii h!! factories. iiOO in wq wince Stt. hist. V ritf.I. O. KALKS CO., aitvMril.s, ThNN. trNAMK THIS TAl-tR t-rj ln9 you wt it. I, $2, $3, $4 cr $5 Kor Box. hy Kxpresa of our Ptrictly I'ura CANIIKS Kl HOjt.NT. i.v a y it CABuruLtT put ri. Addi'osa FLOYD & mOOMCY, MEMPHIS. rsui ring rxrci ! j o ACENTS WANTED FOt THE BOOK, JoMoifl Horror, or Valley of ML- TheoniJ f'Vl.l, HISTORY of th a-e vt flood. Over V) pazes. KNfJUsK nn.l i I ! K , N . Knllr illus trated. Saie im;nMJ1B. WRITE hOtt TERM!, OUICK or r.n.1 zr e.utn W nntilt anrl 8AVK TIME. KATiOXAI VliBiUsHlNU Co., Sr. Loujtf, Mo. bo mn1 work p I J lij ))S- ir n. Aiumm rr reliTrf (1 who can furnish a li'tro nic) fzv( Hump vriinlo timoto tho hiifini';. Saie moment." nmy no tnniiiiiypm piuvpi aNo. A fpw v:ni'tf" in ton-tin nutl ot(i. ii. K.Jo it nsov '., I ,M urn M ..llirhnioiMl, Va. jVT-f. 'f'jsc ft'it ttft titnl (.itmttrfi r .-' ricttrr. Tsrrr nind about e.tn1in;t xtuun r- p!y B. ., t" Co, AgtwrOftTS por month and xt.r.feee 3 tl BTiy fttivs mm or wcrnfn to u 4iur $ot'l WANTED l'r "'"P1- ,ort ,lv Bt l ftalnry pid flM prompt1? nt oipenif i in a'anrt. fruit pr- r I rw what we m;?. Htr.tttJnvti hyverivarft Xf .Tf vrno "fVPo TJFH1 J'i-n'fl "MiSSIe nyltJ::iJ.NTUFAI.U jj m' k Hold evvrj'whero. iiTxj. tie" st?j r.'h n m r TV ant 1 in tt-tt 'in' v. Rhr.wfl mm to n t nn'l-r In.trucllon. In our S?rf t H.rvi Knpr Iimi.-c n'l ri-.k ar y . M.urt tr. i .mp CrannanOetectutilureauCo. 4-1 Area iJo. Cincinnati.O. El b k,r; (i fO? Ki;K. Adr. p.SAklX TIMS 1'AI'l.K ,,ty I PP TO 8 A DAY. Pnnip!o worth $2.15 J" T Fr F. l.ii" f not mi.l.-r h. .!-,.' tcf,. wvita itj lllifcHSTKIl HAMJl 1 II M'. II01.IIKU I'., Ilollj, 9lek. 9-Al TtiIB l'Ai'&UcT.rj 111, jutt writ.. P!l!?1 11 Vr.lT.-Tbet !( known (nl C f S t 1 ,;,f' NHr"!f rVMI:-f H m:i-l I IR. SUiariER UESOK'fS. Mprliiff, Ai'k., flip tHdio'iHr-'iniiK r ltforton tlio K.C, r. A Mcii:t'!il H " . I" n'no-n. f or turma.etc. aildresn Mils. K. i. Vl.i.ril, rri.pi letrens. EDUCATIONAL lilt?''" J.1S! NasSiriils, Tenn. Ccilcga for Young LaSes, rit b I p;j pi i, A'ttmitt rouinim ir t 'il'lin?r it own. JsifW linn ? iiitijii", r",n(. t ), u, ,iti pnpiln from 1 "i;t-. Kuil ou-i ' n Liieriiir Nw'iicn, Art, M nm-. ri i n Vn kJ"i 1-ui. I Tcrnity, fui!y eg'titK-( ninaM ;r.')f tt.l All m'dora COtt VriiH-n kT i I f !! " M'I'Il I'TCrt'h V t , KoT. Gfo. W. If. J'Licr, J. It , JiUviiiw, Aoufl Cr-NAMS THIS PAI H 'orj tin jou wme, SYNOD I C A LFEMA L EC OLTEGET ROCtR8VitLE. TrNME:&ce. Ptaniaiu lli'iu; 'I ;:'!' in, 11 : I'f.rrntNO. MHfl. r". A. liOS.S ( 1 1 A HI. I--.- '. K -? . I'm i ii'AI . MLL ACADEMY rjaxiralail l!n' !'( ''"-.. traJut.-.a.m.M..liol i..v.-rity rf N.hr!ii. TMm trc. b. H. 1. CLAHK, l'iill:la.l. Niii.ni tiiv. I Pillion". BRYANT & STRATTGa nrI'.0 Louie, Mo. Hi ROO fiincnn V.ailr. lrta! trm aooutful la gauiuic (xxiuoba. &vi:1 lSr Clrcujar. LTJfinJM'OMfcf.K''' I. .V. hie . I hUTI-mi .. fcin : ept. I. r. oreircuiar ai-'l.l 1. 1 ;ilj, iiicnao. A. N. K P. 1243. 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